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“Egypt approves green bonds to boost eco-friendly projects” – Al Monitor – July 27, 2018

On July 27, 2018 Al Monitor reported that on July 18, Egypt’s financial regulator approved “a legal framework for issuing green bonds, with the aim of providing financial tools to fund eco-friendly projects in the fields of new and renewable energy, construction and transport. ‘[We] will unveil regulations and measures necessary for the issuance of […]

“Nigeria: More companies pass corporate governance rating test” – Manifest – January 26, 2018

On January 26, 2018 Manifest reported that Nigeria’s Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) “announced that 25 companies successfully passed its rating test joining the eight firms that retained their rating from the CGRS pilot in 2014. This brought the total number of companies that reached the required pass mark of 70% to 33 while a further 87 companies were […]